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CBS
Jan 28, 2010 4:00pm EST
bickering in washington d.c. >> i want the republicans off the sidelines. >> reporter: the gop says it is the president who needs to change his attitude. >> there was noing in the speech to indicate there was any willingness to sit down and work together. >> reporter: republicans insist they are willing to sit down and talk with democrats. they invited the president to the meeting on friday. in washington d.c., joel brown, wjx eyewitness news. >> some of that $8 billion in high speed rail money is coming to maryland. see what it will be used for at 5:00 on wjx. >>> tomorrow, the -- wjz. >>> tomorrow, the president will be in baltimore. the stop is in addition to president barack obama's previously announced appearance before house republicanning who are holding a retreat in an inner harbor hotel. this visit will bring lots of change to the city traffic. coverage starts with sharon gibala in traffic control. >>> the downtown area is a place you want to avoid if at all possible. we have some road closures that will number effect in the vicinity of lumbard and gay. this is between 11:
CBS
Jan 27, 2010 4:00pm EST
are live in washington, d.c. with a preview of what the president will say tonight. good evening, kai. >> reporter: good afternoon, mary. if this speech is about anything here tonight in washington, d.c., it is about the future of the nation. right now, the president is taking a great deal of heat and criticism for the economy, as well as jobs and other issues like healthcare and others to a lesser degree. tonight, we have a preview of that speech and what the president is expected to say. >> president obama will stand before a divided congress and an unhappy nation tonight to deliver his state of the union address. he is going to of to try to convince them that he's fixing the economy. and he'll announce new tax cuts and credits for businesses. >> let's create an environment to get people who are looking for work in this country back to work. >> reporter: the president will announce a salary freeze. and they will announce cutbacks in spending. it's a move aimed at slashing billions from the deficit. but republicans say it's not enough. >> it's 17% of the budget. and it's not the real
CBS
Jan 18, 2010 4:00pm EST
quarters in washington to discuss relief efforts and former president bill clinton lent a hand. they are working together to raise money for survivors. about 1.5 million people were left homeless and plans are underway to build a massive tent camp for 100,000 victims. people are still found alive and search teams believe there are survivors inside collapsed buildings. rob morrison for cbs news, port- au-prince haiti. >>> coverage continues with mike hamilton who has more on a teenager who survived the earthquake. >> reporter: pat henry survived the earthquake and haiti and wants to give back. he was volunteering at an orphanage, rings of hope, when the room shook. >> i thought to myself i was going to die. it felt like the building was going to come down. >> reporter: he and his family are collecting donations at their restaurant. >> there are miracles that happen down there. i was lucky to get out when i did. now i'm trying to fund raise and help those that are down there. >> it was enough just to know that he was safe, that he was okay. i knew the rest was in god's hand. >> o
CBS
Jan 4, 2010 4:00pm EST
the young men from the washington d.c. area. the case sparked fears that westerners are traveling to pakistan to join militant groups. the men deny any ties to al qaeda saying they only came to pakistan to help their muslim brothers who are in trouble being victimized by western forces. >>> gun violences in a new problem in baltimore but police have a new approach to fight it. the city saw its first homicide of 2010 over the weekend. the shooting of an unidentified man. police commissioner fred billfeld says this year they're focusing on armed robberies calling it a gateway crime that leads to more violence. the robberies did drop in 2009. the commissioner says there's still lots of work to be done in the new year. >>> the johns hopkins community is grieving after a recent graduate dies in a icy creek. we have more on the sad accident in washington d.c. >> reporter: ky, 22 year old joshua coleman graduated from hopkins last year. he died in that crash. he was a soccer player for the universities varsity club and club teams. a jogger called police after spotting a tire sticking out
CBS
Jan 14, 2010 4:00pm EST
and the washington d.c. suburbs. that will continue. we have high pressure in control. this ridge of high pressure is bringing us blue skies and clear conditions. our attention now is set down to the gulf. rain down on the eastern edge of texas is going to start to make its way into our region. it is that disturbance that we expect to see by the end of saturday night. we start to see clouds thicken and then clouds will turn to rain for sunday, but unless you are really north and west of the area where it will be colder in the overnight hours, we are not expecting much more than rain. potentially wet snow or sleet. most of us in the baltimore region will be mostly a rain event. that will be sunday through monday. although the front comes through, we look for the temperatures to drop back a bit. we stay above average and we can start to approach with rain by the end of the weekend. the sun will set at 5:08. we have no advisories on the bay. a west wind at 5-10 knots on the bay. we will be clear and chilly, but above the overnight lows. 26 is above the average of 23. mostly sunny and mild tomorrow. 5
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 4:00pm EST
in washington to discuss the financial crisis. >> >> we have news breaking at the bay, that continues. >> the forecast, we have the answer coming up. >> wjz.com, we always have the top stories, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> welcome back. we are looking at what has been a pretty mild day, all things considered. with the wind chill we have had for the last couple of weeks now, we are at a true 39 degrees without the blast of the arctic air. we have 39% of relative humidity. we have the winds coming out of the west. across the state, we have temperatures ranging from 33, 33 and 39. we have near the river, it's ranging around the 40-degree mark, and we have topped out for this day at marshall. we have seen the steady flow of the winds coming in. they are tapping in to the ar the tick air. as you see here in hagerstown, we have a soft pressure flow, we are going to have more and more warm air wrap around that, and we are going to feel more of that in the next few days. because we are so is dry, we have no moisture that is hitting the ground. it is all pushed up to the north and the northeast. we a
CBS
Jan 6, 2010 4:00pm EST
with washington d.c. as well. >> that's right. >> reporter: what's your analysis of that? >> it's much more important with the state legtdure n washington -- with the state legislature. in washington, there's not much attention paid to politicians getting convicted. so i don't think that's going to have that much impact in washington but in annapolis it will be. and it's important, again, the legislature is just going into session, there's important work to be done. >> reporter: when we hear about situations like this, the mayor of detroit, the mayors of atlanta, other cities, other major politicians, we think at some point that even people in power would get the message, hey, gout to be above board. >> it's structural, actually. it's because we've chosen to -- because of the way we've chosen to fund government. the government release primarily on taxes -- property taxes. real estate developers, they work hand in glove. they work to get projects, so they're willing to give out perks to politicians and it works the other way. >> reporter: thank you so much for joining us. back to you in th
CBS
Jan 11, 2010 4:00pm EST
to be a tough reelection battle in november. in washington, joel brown. >> the president is eager to close the book on this episode. >> oust illinois governor rod made comments of his own. he said he's blacker than barack obama because he grew up in a small apartment and shined shoes as a child. he says it was a stupid thing to say. >>> if you're waiting for someone to get home, let's check in with sharon gibala in traffic control. >>> good afternoon. wedwe do have some problems, there is a look at 95 at the tunnel, you can see some police lights flashing in the middle of the screen. that's police activity in the northbound direction. in darlington. watch for an accident, that one blocking lanes. a tractor trailer, a second accident at whiskey bottom road. joplin at eastern and watch for fire activity. there's a live look at the police activity which looks like it is just clearing up at the tunnel. topside looking good at green spring. >>> thank you. there's a new option when it comes to public transportation and it's free. the charm city circulator begins circulating. you can hop on a
CBS
Jan 26, 2010 4:00pm EST
and the growing deficit. he'll layette that plan wednesday night. in washington -- lay out that plan wednesday night. joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> wjz will bring you complete coverage tomorrow. i will be in washington with live coverage all day long. >>> for the lottery, power ball is rolling into maryland literally. >> coming sunday, terrible. multistate jackpot game. >> the life size ms. paula ball hit the streets of indianapolis today to let the people know about the jackpot game educating some people as she was going along there. tickets go on sale sunday. they cost $1. big returns. we're talking more than $20 million to start for the power ball. neighborhoods will be making surprise -- she will be making surprise appearances all week long. >> i love power ball. >>> let's check on the roads with sharon. >> hi kai. not so bad out there. a few accidents. we're in baltimore county. that one on north charles. three more in the city, south president. left baltimore at south schroeder. the biggest one is on the top of the beltway. 28 miles an hour between 95 and 795 on the west side. ther
CBS
Jan 5, 2010 4:00pm EST
. so far, no heads have rolled over the close call on christmas day. in washington. joel brown, wjz, "eyewitness news." >> the 23-year-old suspect charged with trying to destroy the northwest airlines flight remains in federal custody tonight. prosecutors are reviewing more than 200 hours of security footage to piece together how he was able to bring those explosives on the plane. wjz brings you president obama's remarks on the incident as soon as he starts talking. >>> the other big story we're following is the bitter cold weather. people were bundled up again as they braved the elements in ellicott city. the winds are makingp feel colder than it actually is. we look outside right now at another mostly cloudy night in baltimore as another storm moves our way. bernadette woods is here with the numbers. bern, i'm getting used to the cold so what does that mean? >> that could be good news because this will continue for a little bit here. let's just get off that shot right here. first warning doppler radar. we have snow showers coming through the area. some flurries really, that's all
CBS
Jan 7, 2010 4:00pm EST
and west of washington, under a winter weather advisory, through tomorrow mong. -- morning. what time do you expect this to start? generally in the central portions of maryland, between 9:00 and midnight. as you head east a little later. probably around 11:00 or 12:00 here in the baltimore region. how much do we expect out of this little storm? one to three inches in many, many places. maybe an inch, inch and a half in the city. maybe 3 up around hereford and jarrettsville. 3 to 6, maybe as much as 8 in garrett county. along the beaches, maybe half an inch to inch possible along the lower eastern shore. it all starts late tonight. we'll have updated forecasts. look at radar. >>> well, the nation is being blanketed by snow. dave price reports for wjz, there's a storm moving our way that bob turk just touched on. >> reporter: south dakota authorities shut down nearly 300 miles of interstate 90, east of rapid city, because of blowing snow and whiteout conditions. in missouri, the shovels are out yet again. until the latest round ofibility wint -- of winter weather is expected to bring in an
CBS
Jan 20, 2010 4:00pm EST
senate race as well. because that huge political politicalifications in washington. and we'll have complete coverage of that. >> since you brought that up really quickly, katie, word has it that president obama is really concerned about that right now. and obviously the questions are, how is this going to affect his attempts to get healthcare coverage passed. >> that's right. that's what everyone is asking. and we'll be trying to answer that question tonight. >> absolutely. i can imagine so. katie couric, reporting. please watch the cbs evening news tonight. you can watch it with katie at 7:00 here tonight on eyewitness news at 6:00. >>> time to turn to weather. tim williams is standing by with more for us. tim? >> the only question we're trying to answer is when are you going to get a wintry mix in your forecast? that's going to happen tomorrow evening. we'll show you what's going on. we have a bit of a front in this direction. and a low bringing up the southern edge of that. you see that big chunk of moisture that's moving just across southern virginia, the southern edge of virgi
CBS
Jan 21, 2010 4:00pm EST
spent his first day in washington. >>> massacre in virginia tonight. we learn more about the gunmen. the accused gunmen and his mental state. >> concern at the private school attended by the children of president barack obama. the teacher is charged with sexual abuse. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 4:29. 39 degrees and partly cloudy. hello, everyone. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm vic carter. >> wicked weather is causing havoc. more than 1200 homes are under evacuation. and forecasters are predicting even more heavy rain. reporting for wjz from southern california. >>> it's the fourth day of storms for southern california and could be the worst yet. >> there is still rain to come. we don't have any idea what kind of rain it will produce. >> reporter: police are urging residents in hilly places like la canada to leave before it's too late. >> for those people who are in those homes that are under threat, it is very likely we will not be able to reach you. >> reporter: the area is ripe for mudslides, following last year's wildfires. despite the heavy rains so far, there has be
CBS
Jan 12, 2010 4:00pm EST
. >> but overall the sentiments is frustration with washington. >> the pole gives the president high marks, they approve of the administration's handling of the attempted plane bombing on christmas day. if president obama is going to turn those poll numbers around, even democrats admit he has to start with the biggest issue at home. >> it's now president obama's economy and he needs to focus on jobs, jobs, jobs. >> that's on his agenda on the days ahead. joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> black optism has helped the poll. >>> we have some breaking news out of west baltimore, sky chopper 13 over a house fire. we have some more, mike. >> reporter: we're in the 2000 block of madison street south of north avenue in north baltimore where a third-floor apartment building caught on fire. the third floor apartment had heavy smoke rolling out of one of the windows, firefighters knocked the fire down. at this point it's not clear whether there are any injuries and obviously the cause of the fire is unknown and firefighters have madison street closed. you can expect delays out to north avenue. >
CBS
Jan 15, 2010 4:00pm EST
disciplined him in washington. >>> a terror suspect with ties to osama bin laden could go on trial. the man is being held in cuba. he's believed to to be involved in a bombing at a nightclub that killed 200 people p. president obama thinks criminal courts can handle the dangerous terrors. >> survivors in haiti are beginning to receive supplies. kye has the latest. >> reporter: hundreds of troops have arrived and started to distribute food and water to the survivors. the red cross estimating 50,000 are dead and half of the buildings were damaged or destroyed. president obama pledged to help rebuild the country. >>> many celebrities are pitching in, george clooney will host a telethon. >> i have family there that are missing and my brother-in- law is sleeping in his car because he's afraid to go into his house. it's hard. many of the gowns the celebrities wear at the golden globes will be auctioned off with the proceeds going towards haiti. >>> wjz is always on for updates on the crisis, information on how to help, log onto wjz.com. watch the cbs evening news with katie couric. she's in h
CBS
Jan 25, 2010 4:00pm EST
around. >> reporter: in washington, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> the initiatives for middle class families were only part of the president's proposed budget if for fiscal year 2011. and as the president focuses on economic recovery. according to a new report, sales fell 16.7% last month. that's the largest monthly drop in more than 47 years. lawmakers were not expecting such a dramatic decrease, because they extemedded -- extended the tax credit for first-time home buyers. experts say it could be a sign that it won't expire. >>> there say benefit for video games. mary bubala is here to explain why you should teach grandma how to use video games. >> researchers say video cames can improve reflexes, memory and skills. video games force them to focus their attention on a task until they complete it successfully. some say there is even the potential for older people to get exercise because more games are incorporating physical activity. scientists at north carolina state university tested men and women, 65 years and older for the study. denise, back to you. >> all right, thank you, ma
CBS
Jan 29, 2010 4:00pm EST
to bump eras you make your approach to the beltway. >>> java road closed between washington and bosley avenue. and a couple of accidents to update you on in baltimore city. that's east northern parkway at elkk road. let's take a live look at the west side. we have a bit of congestion in that region. >>> discover a more comfortable experience with dr. sonny. call and set up your free lasik- plus vision appointment today. now, back over to you. >>> toyota says it has a fix for a dangerous gas pedal problem that has force today to recall millions of vehicles. >>> can the automaker survive the setback? >>> the 911 mastermind will go to trial. but where? there is growing opposition. and tonight, the obama administration takes a stand on the issue. >>> winter weather in unlikely places. from arkansas to tennessee, the south gets slammed. >>> are we next? meteorologist tim williams is updating your forecast. ,,,,,,,, >>> crashing into a side of a church building in south carolina, then flees the scene. this large hole was all that was left with no sign of the driver. investigators say no inju
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